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marriage podcast

Focus on Marriage Podcast

The Focus Marriage Podcast features relatable advice on healthy marriage with stories from guest speakers that challenge and encourage every couple to build a deeper connection.

Meet the Hosts

Greg Smalley
Greg Smalley

Dr. Greg Smalley serves as the vice president of Marriage at Focus on the Family. In this role, he develops and oversees initiatives that prepare individuals for marriage, strengthen and nurture existing marriages and help couples in marital crises.

John Fuller
John Fuller

John Fuller is vice president of the Audio division and co-host of the daily "Focus on the Family" radio program. He speaks and writes about family, faith, media and business. John and his wife, Dena, reside in Colorado Springs, Colo., and have six children.

Most Recent Episode:

Marriage

The Goal for Every Married Couple

Learning how to bless your spouse is a wonderful thing. But what if you served him or her without expecting anything in return? John and the Smalleys discuss how to maintain a servant’s heart through the changing seasons of marriage.

Past Episodes

Marriage

Making Simple Investments in Your Marriage

What if your marriage is only a step or two away from going to the next level? Erin, Greg and John talk about simple things you can do to keep the passion strong in your relationship.

Marriage

The Difference Jesus Makes in Your Marriage

How can you and your spouse make it through the stormy seasons of life? As you’ll learn from Greg, Erin and John, God’s love can sustain your marriage no matter what you face.

Marriage

Building Your Marriage on God’s Love

God’s love for you is a covenant that cannot be broken. When you and your spouse submit your relationship to the Lord, His strength can carry you through any challenge. John, Erin and Greg discuss the difference that a covenant perspective makes in marriage, and things they won’t say to each other.

Sharing Responsibilities at Home

In marriage, recognizing your role in maintaining the home is critical for a healthy relationship. Everything from chores, cooking meals, to keeping the house clean all contribute to creating a happy environment. John, Erin and Greg discuss how you and your spouse can be on the same page with house chores.

Marriage

Forgiving Your Spouse’s Past

Betrayal in your marriage can shatter your heart. But, through the power of forgiveness, you and your spouse can walk the road toward healing. Erin and Greg share with John about a couple they know who experienced God’s healing grace after choosing forgiveness.

Marriage

Healthy Boundaries for Couples

Good boundaries are essential for a healthy marriage. Knowing where you are vulnerable to temptation is where you need to put boundaries in place. Erin, Greg and John share how to talk with your spouse about your vulnerabilities.

Marriage

Breaking out of Selfish Patterns

A selfish attitude is toxic for your marriage. We all struggle with it, but through Christ’s love, we can learn to let it go. John, Erin and Greg will discuss how to get rid of selfishness in your marriage, and how a bad choice doesn’t have to end of your relationship.

Marriage

Questions to Ask Your Spouse During Tough Times

The tough seasons of marriage can be windows of opportunity to touch your spouse’s heart. The key is using those times as a chance for growth. John, Erin and Greg give some questions you can ask your spouse to help strengthen your relationship.

Marriage

Giving Encouragement to Your Spouse

When your spouse lets you down, how do you respond? We all make mistakes, and need a healing dose of God’s grace from time to time. John and the Smalleys talk about how to encourage your spouse, even when he or she disappoints you.

Marriage

Dealing with a Crisis in Your Marriage

No couple wants to face a health challenge or a financial scare. But, a crisis can bring you and your spouse closer together. John, Greg and Erin provide some helpful ideas for couples who are struggling with a chronic illness or a long-term challenge.

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